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Sorry Steve, Open Source beat you
Published in News
Monday, 30 December 2019 10:12

Sorry Steve, Open Source beat you


How Open Source conquered the world

CNBC Explores released a 14-minute documentary this month called "The Rise Of Open-Source Software" that open-source software "has essentially taken over the world".

Google open sources Cardboard
Published in IoT
Thursday, 07 November 2019 09:29

Google open sources Cardboard


Recycling

Search engine Google is open-sourcing its Cardboard viewers to make sure that the “no-frills, accessible-to-everyone” VR project does not go to waste. 

Developer ICE open sources software
Published in News
Monday, 23 September 2019 11:32

Developer ICE open sources software


Was being used to put kids in cages

A software engineer pulled a personal project down after he found out that one of the companies using it had recently signed a contract with the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

US might have control of Open Source
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 11:40

US might have control of Open Source


China fears a loss of GitHub  

It is starting to look like Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has control of open source code and can freeze out whichever country fails to give him enough respect.

Microsoft open sources its calculator
Published in News
Thursday, 07 March 2019 11:30

Microsoft open sources its calculator


Hopes people will improve it

Software king of the world, Microsoft, has open sourced its Windows calculator.

Open sorcerers work to ARM Ubuntu
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 February 2019 12:05

Open sorcerers work to ARM Ubuntu


2019 will be the year of the Linux laptop

A team of open sorcerers are  trying to get Linux on Qualcomm-powered laptops from HP, Asus, and Lenovo.

Microsoft snaps up open source database company
Published in Cloud


Citus Data now makes Voleware

Microsoft said that it’s acquiring Citus Data, a startup that has commercialised open source database software called PostgreSQL.

MIPS goes open source
Published in AI
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 11:31

MIPS goes open source


Sauce and chips

As we expected, MIPS has gone open source, with its Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and MIPS' latest core R6 available in the first quarter of 2019.

RISC-V and Linux Foundations promotes Open Source chip
Published in PC Hardware


RISCy business

The Linux Foundation and RISC-V Foundation announced a collaboration project to promote open source development and commercial adoption of the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA).

Shutting the open sauce bottle
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:05

Shutting the open sauce bottle


Only helping the big guys

While open source software has revolutionised the enterprise software world, a few people are starting to wonder if its very nature will survive the age of the cloud.